What is a Distinctively Christian Politics?

What is a Distinctively Christian Politics?

Every year, in the context of my teaching and speaking, I get asked the question: What is the Christian vision of politics? How should we think about politics from a genuinely Christian vantage point? I think the most important thing when it comes to a distinctively...
President Trump and the Global Religious Right

President Trump and the Global Religious Right

By now we are all too familiar with the refrains resounding from the mainstream media that celebrated prematurely the inevitable landslide victory of Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. One of my favorites was from CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, who predicted confidently a few...
Are We Experiencing a Pro-Life Spring?

Are We Experiencing a Pro-Life Spring?

Is this the beginnings of a pro-life spring in the midst of winter? You may have heard that Gov. John Kasich has signed legislation banning abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy. Gov. Kasich’s abortion ban is highly apropos around this Christmas time of year. Not...
12 Classic Christmas Books Every Christian Should Read

12 Classic Christmas Books Every Christian Should Read

Every year, Christians set aside times to reflect on and contemplate significant events in the life of Christ. Historically, contemplation involves a beholding of reality, a knowledge of as opposed to the more practical elements of knowing how.  It is through...